He rarely made contributions in class leaving him out of suspicions from his

He rarely made contributions in class leaving him out

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science class in college whose majority were African Americans. He rarely made contributions in class leaving him out of suspicions from his classmates. This is a contingency too because his ignorance could cause him disapproval. These situations marked racial order in the place, Chicago in the 50s and 60s.This racial order had massive implications in his life since he could only swim on Wednesday afternoons .Apart from swimming, black kids only went to the roller link on Thursdays. They never lived like regular people. The segregations could not be ignored. Making mistakes was very costly and at one instance, he arrives at a golf course at six in the morning and waits all day to be hired as a caddy only to be told that they don’t hire blacks. Claude now adapts to the reality that he is a black. He doesn’t understand what being a black really means but he has to deal with it. Life becomes a condition and even if he went to the pool other days of the week, he could not swim. Experiences of racial order give rise to several troubling questions. Will there be other conditions in life and in how many areas of life? And will they be of significant things? Encountering swimming pool restrictions mystified Claude .He wondered where these conditions came from and why they were tied to identity. He then answers himself that these conditions come from the society and how it is organized around a known identity like race at a given time. This organization reflects the history of a place and individual and group competition for
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Surname 3 opportunities and a good life. At that time, Chicago was organized around race, there was school and housing segregation and employment discrimination to the blacks. Persuasive Strategies Used Rhetoric arguments involves three main strategies. Namely, logos, pathos and ethos to make the argument convincing to the reader. Logos relies on logic and reason while pathos evoke emotional reaction from the audience and lastly ethos describe the guiding beliefs or ideals characterizing a particular community. Ethos works by building credibility with the audience
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